Question: What are the steps to
see if my Oracle database is in ARCHIVELOG mode?
following steps are required to see if you are running in
An Oracle database can run in one of two modes. By
default, the database is created in NOARCHIVELOG mode. This command will check
to see if you have altered your database to run in ARCHIVELOG mode.
$ sqlplus /nolog
SQL> connect sys/xxx as sysdba;
archive log list;
You can also query to see if you are in ARCHIVELOG mode:
sys/xxx as sysdba;
SQL> archive log
log_mode from v$database;
You can also run this UNIX/Linux command to see if you
are running in archivelog mode. If you are in
ARCHIVELOG mode, you will see rows returned by this ps
$ ps -ef|grep -i _arc
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